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Maria Eleonora of Brandenburg

1599 - 1655

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Maria Eleonora of Brandenburg (11 November 1599 – 28 March 1655) was Queen of Sweden from 1620 to 1632 as the wife of King Gustav II Adolph (Gustavus Adolphus). She was born a German princess as the daughter of John Sigismund, Elector of Brandenburg, and Anna, Duchess of Prussia, daughter of Albert Frederick, Duke of Prussia. In 1620, Maria Eleonora married Gustavus Adolphus with her mother's consent, but against the will of her brother George William, Elector of Brandenburg, who had just succeeded her father. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Maria Eleonora of Brandenburg has received more than 248,882 page views. Her biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Maria Eleonora of Brandenburg is the 158th most popular companion (down from 143rd in 2019), the 217th most popular biography from Russia (down from 193rd in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Russian Companion.

Maria Eleonora of Brandenburg is most famous for being the Queen of Sweden from 1654 to 1660. She was the daughter of Frederick William, Elector of Brandenburg and she married King Charles X Gustav of Sweden in 1654.

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Among companions, Maria Eleonora of Brandenburg ranks 158 out of 673Before her are Eleanor of Austria, Queen of Poland, Isabella of Angoulême, Emma of Waldeck and Pyrmont, Amalasuntha, Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, and Hümaşah Sultan. After her are Joanna of Bourbon, Mumtaz Mahal, Anne of Foix-Candale, Margaret of Provence, Helena Dragaš, and Louise Élisabeth d'Orléans.

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Among people born in 1599, Maria Eleonora of Brandenburg ranks 6Before her are Diego Velázquez, Oliver Cromwell, Anthony van Dyck, Pope Alexander VII, and Francesco Borromini. After her are Stefan Czarniecki, Pieter van Laer, Andrea Sacchi, Ottavio Piccolomini, Christian the Younger of Brunswick, and John Berchmans. Among people deceased in 1655, Maria Eleonora of Brandenburg ranks 4Before her are Pope Innocent X, Pierre Gassendi, and Cyrano de Bergerac. After her are Eleonora Gonzaga, Margaret of Savoy, Vicereine of Portugal, Cristóbal de Morales, Janusz Radziwiłł, Ukita Hideie, Eustache Le Sueur, Daniël Heinsius, and Francesco Molin.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Maria Eleonora of Brandenburg ranks 217 out of 3,262Before her are Alexander Herzen (1812), The French Angel (1903), Pafnuty Chebyshev (1821), Vasily II of Moscow (1415), Fritz Albert Lipmann (1899), and Ivan Krylov (1769). After her are Dmitry Kabalevsky (1904), Patriarch Kirill of Moscow (1946), Nikolay Chernyshevsky (1828), Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy (1883), Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky (1863), and Aleksandr Ulyanov (1866).

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Among companions born in Russia, Maria Eleonora of Brandenburg ranks 3Before her are Anna Pavlovna of Russia (1795) and Gala Dalí (1894). After her are Yevdokiya Lopukhina (1669), Olga Constantinovna of Russia (1851), Duchess Anna of Prussia (1576), Catharina of Württemberg (1783), Natalia Pushkina (1812), and Agafya Grushetskaya (1663).